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JBL On Tour iBT Bluetooth speaker now available for $150, iPad stand included

@ 2011/10/03 read/post comments(0)
Have a soft spot for wireless speakers? There were tons of options out there already, but JBL just threw one more into the ring with its On Tour iBT. As we'd expect form the audio gurus, the system boasts wireless… Go To Full Article

Sony cuts the VAIO SA's starting price to $1,000, starts shipping the 15-inch VAIO SE

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Lots of PC news flowing out of Sony Electronics' US headquarters this fine Sunday morning. First, the company slashed the starting price of the 13-inch VAIO SA laptop from $1,250 to $1,000, while the lower-end SB series now starts at… Go To Full Article

Gears of War 3 Sells 3 Million in First Week

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Gears of War 3 would certainly qualify as a game going out with a bang. The first week sales totaled more than three million copies for the final installment of the series. "Gears of War 3 has set the bar… Go To Full Article

Guru3D Has MSI Afterburner 2.2.0 Beta 8 Up For Grabs

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Today we release an updated Beta revision of Afterburner, this application successfully secured the leading position on graphics card utilities. We're happy to see MSI Afterburner is leading the overclock applications. MSI Afterburner 2.2.0 Beta 8 is ready. Go To Full Article

Intel reveals Atom N2X00-series details ahead of launch

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There isn't much left in terms of secrets when it comes to Intel's upcoming N2X00-series of mobile Atom processors, but what we didn't already know, Intel has now managed to unveil itself thanks to a datasheet that the company published… Go To Full Article

Sandy Bridge-E should hit C2 stepping after launch

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We knew that Intel's Sandy Bridge-E chips were big and complicated to make, but what we didn't expect was that Intel was going to continuously keep running into problems. The current C1 stepping is apparently having problems with VT-d, not… Go To Full Article

Windows 7 Slowly But Surely Nudges out Windows XP From the Top Spot

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Microsoft's first attempt at replacing XP with Vista failed miserably, since Vista had many initial issues and was so poorly received, that the brand was irrevocably tarnished. However, Microsoft's second attempt with Windows 7 has been very successful, since it… Go To Full Article

Sandy Bridge-E VT-d Broken In C1 Stepping, Fixed In C2 Stepping, Shortly After Launch

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PC enthusiast customers and companies running corporate datacentres looking to buy into the new Sandy Bridge-E platform may want to wait a little while before handing over their hard-earned money to Intel. The initial batch of C1 revision Sandy Bridge-E… Go To Full Article

Pocket Boom Portable Vibration Speaker @ TestFreaks

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Today for review I've got a product that just has to be seen or actually heard to be believed. It's a product that I thought was just a gimmick, but I was wrong, very wrong. It's called the Pocket Boom… Go To Full Article

Sapphire HD 6850 1GB Vapor-X Edition @ OCC

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Well, I was already aware of what most HD6850s were capable of through overclocking, and I found that I hit a similar wall with this one. The core speed, while using a voltage of 1.225V, got stuck at 1030MHz. Everything… Go To Full Article

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